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25 Tweets To Bring You Up To Date On What #ShaunKingIsWhite Is All About


Been w/ my wife for 20 years Painful that it's come to this, but here are her words Love u https://t.co/MECW7bNfOL pic.twitter.com/rmRfgu6T6O

— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) …

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Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has Taught Me.” 187 more words

Donald Williams

Love and Theft: Minstrelsy in America

Looking back at yesterday’s post on Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers in Hellzapoppin’, got me thinking again about minstrelsy, and the relationship of Black entertainers to their (often) white audiences. 3,153 more words


Australian Variety Theatre Archive - Fourth Year Highlights (2014-15)

The Australian Variety Theatre Archive (AVTA) is a research website devoted to popular culture entertainment in the Australasian region between circa 1850 and 1930. This year, 2015, marks its fifth year of publication. 1,361 more words

Australian Variety Theatre Archive

American Thinker: Michelle Obama Gave 'Black Power Speech' to 'Clueless Blacks'

The right-wing blog American Thinker is no stranger to racist rhetoric. It routinely publishes articles by Colin Flaherty, the author of the book White Girl Bleed A Lot: The Return of Racial Violence to America and How the Media Ignore It… 866 more words


Midday Minstrelsy

So many things left to do,
In this little span of time
Every man tuned by society’s accordion,
To hope for a charismatic climax
Everyday with tears and little doses of laughter, 390 more words